Driver Details

Optiplex 790 System BIOS

OptiPlex 790 System BIOS


  • Version A16, A16


Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • BIOS

Applies to

Dell Optiplex 790;


Release date
12 Dec 2012
Last Updated
21 Mar 2014


Recommended. Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Available formats

File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:O790-A16.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of a BIOS-executable file. To use it, download the file and copy it to a DOS-bootable USB flash drive, then boot the system to the USB flash drive and run the program.
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Important Information

Please note that if the A04 or before A04 BIOS is currently installed on your system
you must first update to A05 BIOS and then flash to the latest A-rev BIOS.
Please note that if the A05 or after A05 BIOS and before A10 is currently installed on your system
you must first update to A10 BIOS and then flash to the latest A-rev BIOS.

Fixes & Enhancements

1.Addressed F12 administrator boot options issue.

Installation instructions

Installation Instructions for the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format
Download file to Desktop
Use one of the methods below to flash the Bios.
Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)

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